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" steve. will the gop once again play the role of dr. no? this version of the action-packed thriller would not involve threatening the launch of a u.s. spaceship wan atomic powered radio beam. instead, the victim would be the united states economy and the potentially disastrous impact of failing to raise the debt ceiling brsh according to speaker boehner, the ends justify the means. in a statement yesterday, boehner asserted the consequences of failing to increase the debt ceiling are real, but so, too, are the consequences of allowing our spending problem to go unresolved. it was a response to this stern warning from the president on monday. >> they will not collect a ransom in exchange for not crashing the american economy. the financial well being of the american people is not leveraged to be used. >> if the tenor of the president's last press conference of his first term is any indication about what he expects in his second term, prepare for a bond-style showdown as the government barrels towards its borrowing limit. that said, there might exist a solution that would allow congress to
, i mean -- i mean, i'm stunned. >> well, i will also play some sound from representative steve stockman from texas, we'll play it in a second, but basically compared the president's use of children in the audience to that of saddam hussein. let's take a listen to that. >> using children, reminds me of saddam hussein when he used kids -- >> karen, we know there's going to be a fight, but it seems like the weaponry, if you will, that some parts of the conservative right is ready to deploy is particularly sharp, it's insensitive, it doesn't really have a -- i don't think it has a place in a discussion where we're talking about very basic issues of safety and citizenship, but it seems like, you know, i don't think anybody should be under any impression anybody's going to go quietly into the night. >> of course, not. we've seen this time and time again. any time you call out something that the right wing doesn't like, you're a racist, you're a sexist, you're bringing race into it, you're using children. >> you should be impeached. >> or you should be impeached. let's talk about the
we're at this breaking point. >> clinton era conspiracy they'rist and texas republican steve stockman first loaded impeachment earlier this week saying "if the president is allowed to suspend constitutional rights on his own personal whims, our free republic has effectively creased to exist." dana milbank writes in the washington post that stockman was once considered too radical for congress, which is why he only served one term in the mid 1990s, but he is not too crazy for this congress. as milbank notes, "what's frightening is that stockman no longer sounds like an outliar." with reactionary statements that seem at times unhinged from reality, congressman stockman fits in just fine. >> our founding fathers were very concerned about having a separation of powers. they didn't want to let the president become a king. >> i'm afraud that president obama may have this king complex sort of developing, and we're going to make sure it doesn't happen. >> maria theresa, it's like, you know, i feel like i -- we played a little bit of sound from rachel maddow last night, my distinguished collea
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